Noninvasive infrared imaging for functional monitoring of disease processes

Moinuddin Hassan, Jana Kainerstorfer, Victor Chernomordik, Abby Vogel, Israel Gannot, Richard F. Little, Robert Yarchoan, Amir H. Gandjbakhche

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Noninvasive imaging techniques are emerging into the forefront of medical diagnostics and treatment monitoring. Both near- and mid-infrared imaging techniques have provided invaluable information in the clinical setting. Most in vivo biomedical applications of functional imaging use light in the near-infrared spectrum. The main advantage of the interaction of near-infrared light with tissue is increased penetration: light with wavelengths between 700 and 1100 nm passes through skin and other tissues better than visible light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Infrared Imaging
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practices
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781439872505
ISBN (Print)9781439872499
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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